16 May '12, 1am

Engineer jailed two weeks for causing MBS blackout

Engineer jailed two weeks for causing MBS blackout

Liew was also fined a total of $30,000 on six computer misuse charges. -- ST FILE PHOTO By Elena Chong, Court Correspondent For causing a partial blackout at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) in 2010, a Malaysian engineer will serve two weeks in jail. Leslie Liew Cheong Wee, 36, was also fined a total of $30,000 on Tuesday on six computer misuse charges. The Singapore permanent resident, found guilty last month after a 14-day trial, is appealing against the conviction and jail term. He is out on $30,000 bail. Liew, who had hacked into the MBS computer network between May 9 and 12 that year from his Teck Whye Lane home, failed to give a cogent and credible explanation for doing what he did.

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